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Nov 6, 2013 12:00am PST
president obama scored a landslide victory over mitt romney, to secure a second term in the white house, the new book "double down" is a behind the scenes account of the 2012 campaign. it is in some ways a sequel to game change, the best seller that told the story of the 2008 election cycle, i am pleased to welcome my friend, the authors, john heilemann national affairs editor for new york magazine, mark halperin is editor at large and senior political analyst for time magazine, i am pleased to have them back at this table. welcome. so you have done it. you have told the story of 2012. how does it compare to 2008? >> well, both elections were, obviously, feature barack obama as the main character. both elections featured the clintons as very important figures, quite obviously, and i think this election in some ways feature higher sex, and, stakes and a greater question about the outcome, so both of them are at a time when the country is really searching for meaning, lot of books about politics are about macroeconomics or about social trends of demographics, our books, both this book and
WHUT
Nov 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
with the president on the eve of the second debate, which involves a look into the mind of barack obama as a person, as a politician, as someone running for reelection that we think is as illuminating about him as any scene anyone has written. >> i totally agree, what do you any? >> i would never want to dissent from the two of you. there is a reason why it is right there on the cover of the magazine. >> rose: new york magazine by the way. >> >> rose: but there was so much talk about that polling about hillary, i just thought it was just silly, i thought. the only question i have about it is did they tell the president, did the president sign off on in and was this something he was interested in the answer? i don't know the answer from your piece. >> look, to talk about that and then to get to intervention, i think when the white house chief of staff and people like david enough and axelrod say this presidency is in real peril the president may not get reelected let's consider bringing in hillary clinton and bill clinton to join the ticket i think that is news. >> rose: but did they say that or we
PBS
Nov 28, 2013 12:00am PST
not good. >> rose: we are looking at a circumstance today in which president obama's approval ratings are about where president bush's were at their lowest. bush was at 35, obama as we speak b38, 39. and the-- the bush approval ratings were a product of iraq. >> and katrina. >> rose: and katrina. one spoke to competence, one spoke to i guess competence, too, in terms of judgment, and whether that was a war of necessity, a war of choice, and if it was a war of choice, was it the wrong choice because of what did it mean? but that was it to be followed by barack obama, who comes in-- and i would think be a man that you would admire for intellect, for style, for a family. >> i would add one quality, which is that he was ideologically honest, open, and bold about how ideologically ambitious he was. he comes into office, and five weeks in, he delivers an address to a joint session of congress which most americans don't remember because most americans have a real life and they do real stuff. >> rose: yes. >> i have to watch this guy every day and every night, and, obviously, my sins are many
PBS
Nov 8, 2013 3:30am EST
that they are finding themselves in this situation. >> president obama, talking to americans losing their health care coverage, despite his assurances. critics are already calling it half-hearted. >>> a delivery in the nation's heartland. and the driver who survives a fireball. >>> for the second-straight year, stanford pounds out a win over oregon. and their fans take to the field to celebrate. >>> good friday morning. going to get right to it now. a giant storm, bearing down on the philippines this morning. ripping through the vulnerable islands with deadly force. >> it's being called a supertyphoon. one of the most powerful on the planet. winds have toppled 200 miles an hour. and the storm is far from over. we begin with abc's dan harris. >> reporter: it's called supertyphoon haiyan. it's 300 miles wide. and it's bearing down on the philippines right now. this storm has had wind gusts of 235 miles per hour. that is comparable to an extremely powerful category 5 hurricane. evacuations have been ordered. and officials are preparing people for significant risk to both lives and property. as it hit la
PBS
Nov 13, 2013 3:00am EST
. >>> president obama's approval rating dropped to an all-time low. 54% disapprove of the job he's doing. 39% back president obama. the latest poll shows the majority of americans, 52% say the president is not honest and trustworthy. the approval numbers dropped since october 1st. that's when obama care was rolled out. >>> this isn't going to make the president feel better. another high profile democrat urging changes to obama care. that is president clinton. he said people should be allowed to keep the health insurance they have. president obama had originally promised that would be the case but then he was forced to backtrack. >> i believe even if it takes a change in the law the president should honor the commitment the federal government made to those people and let them keep what they got. >> later this week, the administration will tell us how many managed to enroll in the coverage despite the problems with the website. >>> here's the thing, president obama during that exclusive nbc interview that he had last week, he did bring this up. he said i regret there are people, even if it is a smal
PBS
Nov 7, 2013 12:00am PST
with president obama, mr. sharif attempted to try to create a sort of a new basis for partnership, and the americans obliged, approved $1.3 billion, et cetera, but is the old pattern and in that old pattern things will not move smoothly, the americans think that just by giving aid they will get pakistan to change. that won't happen. and the pakastanis think they can continue to tap the american treasury without changing, and i don't see that happening either. so what we will see is fits and starts on certain things pakastani leaders will be cooperative and others they won't. >> rose: we conclude this evening with pavel khodorkovsky, the son of the former russian billionaire now in prison. >> my father sees himself as a person who went back to russia out of principle. he knew perfectly well that he would be arrested. he sees himself as a person who went to jail because of his convictions. whether in the long-term it is going to be perceived as one of the dissident, dissident stories is going to be up to seat. >> rose: u.s. politics, pakastani politics and russian politics when we
PBS
Nov 26, 2013 12:00am PST
a more comprehensive agreement. president obama hailed it as a diplomatic breakthrough. >> the first step that we've taken today marks the most significant and tangible progress that we've made with iran since i took office. and now we must use the months ahead to pursue a lasting and comprehensive settlement that would resolve an issue that has threatened our security and the security of our allies for decades. it won't be easy. and huge challenges remain ahead. >> iranian foreign minister echoed the president's tone. >> so this is a process of attempting to restore confidence and i hope that the two sides can move forward in a manner that would be conducive to the subjective. >> rose: israeli officials including benjamin netanyahu have denounced the accord. >> what was reached last night in geneva is not an historic agreement. it is an historic mistake. today the world became a much more dangerous place because the post dangerous regime in the world made a significant step in obtaining the most dangerous weapons in the world. >> rose: joining me now from washington tom donilon, former n
WHUT
Nov 7, 2013 3:00am EST
know. >> rose: but what he did do cucinelli he campaigned on obama care on the last week and that seemed to have worked for him and might portend unless the administration can build a better case it will be an issue in 2014. >> this is the great debate coming out of this race because the mcauliffe campaign says we saw nothing in our polling that said obamacare caused any enthusiasm, increase among republicans, they had seen the race tightening a week before and they say this is all natural factors, now republicans say no the minute we turned this into a referendum on obamacare the numbers started slinking, all that is necessary yes, sir is for republicans to believe that and they will .. and run on 2014, the question is you put quite rightly is a year from now is the public going to be engaged in a conversation about obamacare in the same way they are right now? it is a white hot issue, bad for the president, because of healthcare web site doesn't work and a lot of the program doesn't work. where will we be in a year? will it have worked itself out and people signed up a
PBS
Nov 2, 2013 12:00am PDT
. >> rose: prime minister of iraq nouri al-maliki met with president obama in washington earlier today, he is seeking assistance in dealing with increasing levels of sectarian violence in his country, there is concern that civil war gripping syria may spread across the border into iraq, the trance national al qaeda group the islamic state of iraq and greater syria operating in both countries, joining us for the conversation about iraq today in washington, d.c., david ignatius, the of the washington post, robin wright a joint in the institute of basis and woodrow wilson center, stanford, fouad ajami is a fellow senior at the hoover institute. >> and dexter filkins of the new yorker magazine, i am pleased to have all of them to have this discussion. what is going on in washington and the conversation between the prime minister of iraq and the president of the united states, fouad? >> to be honest with you, charlie, i wouldn't have given mr. maliki the meeting with president obama, i think it was a mistake. the idea you have this man now running for a third term in iraq. he had a term in 2006
PBS
Nov 12, 2013 12:00am PST
in the obama administration is retraction, i am not calling it's population, i am calling it retraction, pulling back from the tra veils of the world, tremendous veils and i don't see anything else who can with housekeeper of the world, doris kearns goodwin and josef joffe, when we continue. additional funding provided by these funders. >> and by bloomberg, a provider of multimedia news and information services worldwide. >> from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> the great fundamental issue now before our people, it is are the american people fit to govern themselves to rule themselves, to control themselves? i believe they are. my opponents do not. >> rose: doris kearns goodwin is here, she is a historian, she is an author,? he is so much more, her books have brought to life some of the most fascinating figures in american history and awarded the pulitzer prize, eleanor the home front in world war ii, her 2005 book, teams of rivals of abraham lincoln and leading members of his cabinet was part of the steven spielberg movie lincoln, this tells the story of rooseve
PBS
Nov 1, 2013 3:30am EDT
the yet to show how many people have signed up for obama care. and now, we likely know the reason why. >>> above and beyond. an officer telling her survivor story about getting shot in the face twice. >> he's firing. he's firing. >> and what she did after this shooting is just remarkable. >>> moving target. a skydiver with skill that you have to see to believe. >>> good morning to you. i'm reenen ninan. candy high with lots of sugar in me. in for diana perez. we begin with a frightful night of halloween storms. >> a powerful system, reaching 2,000 miles, from maine to louisiana. it's being blamed for one death in tennessee, where a young boy was electrocuted. >> the storm left a destructive trail, including a tornado in texas. tahman bradley has the latest. >> reporter: mother nature delivered a trick. frig frightening weather that put halloween on hold. several areas were flooded. cars were no match for the rising waters. helicopters rescued hundreds. south of austin, emergency crews in boats went door-to-door. they saved one family, including their dog, stuck on a roof. >> wow. wow.
WHUT
Nov 11, 2013 11:00pm EST
. >> rose: what would lyndon johnson be telling president obama right now? >> i think obviously in the beginning he would have been telling him just get those guys over to the white house, you know, i know they may not be fun, i know you would rather have dinner with your family, but i did it every day, when he first took over that office, i think he had groups of congressmen coming almost every other night, 30 at a time, he would have ladybird show them the white house while he would have cigars and drinks until every congressman was there, every senator was there but that was his world, that's the only world he knew, and he knew how to deal with them. and there was a different political culture then, they were trends across party lines, he and dirk son had been friend before he needed him on the civil rights bill it doesn't happen that way anymore, they are not in washington on the week weekends they are going home to raise money, i think he might tell him, you know, that something has to break this -- whatever is happening in washington anemone is the poison of the system, an
PBS
Nov 15, 2013 2:30am EST
. >>> president obama spent yesterday apologizing for the botched health carroll out. he promised that those that want to keep their health insurance would be able to do so. during the 52-minute speech president obama said i'm sorry about 29 times. >> i apologize for not executing better. >> we fumbled the ball on it i feel deeply response able. >> as for the health care.cough website the president second guessed himself publicly. he admitted the federal government doesn't do websites well and he should have known better. >>> people already removed from their health plans getting insurance back may not be easy. >> an industry group says changing the rules could cause premiums to go up. with a look at the other possible hurdles. here's a rebecca jarvis. >> reporter: for the vast majority of americans this changes nothing. 80% of americans covered by medicare, med aid or employer insurance will see the same plan in to next year they have already signed up for. those premiums are set in stone. but for those who lost their insurance, because of obama care, they may be able to get their old plans
WHUT
Nov 1, 2013 11:00pm EDT
term, as a candidate of the supreme leader in iran, president obama in washington and of bashar al-assad in syria, it is an amazing work if you can get it. this war, which i believe it was a noble war that is my belief in it and you were kind enough over the years to give me a kind of a forum for this, but this noble war has got ten a tyrant. >> rose: robin wright? >> well, the prime minister al maliki wants more weapons from the united states, he is very concerned that his government, his military particularly can't control the growing insurgency, more than 7,000 people have already died this year, more than 1,000 last month, and he da -- his theme in washington is al qaeda is back and more dangerous than ever, and that he needs help from the outside world, it is a particular irony given the fact that just two years ago the iraqis really wanted the united states to leave, and even if the united states had been willing to leave a residual force behind to help the iraqis, the iraqis, this particular government wouldable, was dead set on getting the americans out and now he is coming
PBS
Nov 13, 2013 12:00am PST
city, this is charlie rose. >> mark halperin, john heilemann in double down reveal one of mrs. obama's favorite television programs, something that she watches religiously while she is working out and while he is doing it, she e-mails jarrett when she doesn't like what is being said. >> and what is that? >> that is morning joe. oh, mrs. obama, i am so sorry. >> >> rose: so owe scarborough is here he is the host of morning joe on msnbc. he was a republican congressman representing florida's first district from 1995 to 2001. his new book is called the right path from ike to reagan, how republicans once mastered politics and can again again. william crystal has said if you are interest manager the republican future you need to read the right path i am pleased to have joe scarborough back at this table, welcome. >> it is great to be here. >> rose: so tell me why you wrote this. >> well, we are a party that right now is in trouble. we have for gotten how to win presidential elections. we have won the house of representatives and because of the 2010 redistricting we will probably keep the
PBS
Nov 6, 2013 3:00am EST
? >> reporter: last year, president obama won the reliably democratic garden state by 17 points. this year, polls shoed christie cleaned up in key demographics. big leads among women and independents. it sets up christie nicely for a 2016 presidential run but good luck getting him to talk about it. >> whatever the future brings it will bring. first things first. >> what a great night, everybody, huh? >> reporter: in virginia long-time clinton confidant terry mcauliffe won over ken cuccinelli backed by the tea party. >> republican party has two different versions of its future right in front of it. and toward success or possible failure. >> reporter: hundreds of cities elected mayors, including new york where bill de blasio became the first democrat to lead the city in two decades. turn out in off-year elections is often very low. some areas estimated only 10% of eligible voters would show up at the polls yesterday. john and diana? >>> more on the ballot measures that karen mentioned. colorado voters approved a 25% tax on marijuana. to fund school construction. here in new york, a plan for
PBS
Nov 7, 2013 3:00am EST
states are refusing obama care, complicating the rollout. it's a problem the president is taking head-on. >> president obama is back on offense, defending his health care law on hostile turf. he traveled to texas, one of the states that refused to set up its own marketplace. the lone star state has declined to expand medicaid. the president urged governor rick puerry to reconsider. >> folks who are complaining about how the website is not working. and yet, they're leaving a million people right now without health insurance they could fix. >> reporter: president obama repeated he is frustrated by the failure of the website. >> this is like having a really good product in the store. and the cash registers don't work. >> reporter: the obama administration is taking heat about the botched health care rollout from democrats. the president heard complaints from 16 democratic senators up for re-election next year. on thrill, health and human service secretary, kathleen sebelius, faced more tough questions from republicans and democrats. >> why not shut it down and do it right? >> no more cav
PBS
Nov 14, 2013 3:00am EST
of obama care sign ups, just over 100,000 americans have signed up for insurance, far less than the white house projected. with the fallout, here's karen travers in washington. >> reporter: finally, some hard data on health care enrollment and it is low, like the white house projected. the administration said in october, 106,000 americans selected plans, but only 26,000 did it through the federal government site, healthcare.gov. the rest did it through state exchanges. on capitol hill, yet another hearing on the technical problems at the federal website. >> was the capacity sufficient? >> clearly on day one the system was overwhelmed by volume. >> reporter: at this point, there is a real possibility that healthcare.gov will not be working smoothly for the vast majority of users by november 30th as the white house continued to promise. administration officials insist things have improved. >> users can successfully create an account, continue through the application enrollment processes. >> reporter: through the end of september, the federal government spend upward of $600 million on the we
PBS
Nov 5, 2013 12:00am PST
if the of president obama. >> rose: we conclude this evening with james toback, he is the director of a new films called "seduced and abandoned". >> and seduce is, what "seduced and abandoned" is about more than movies and money and glamor is about death and as sam jewel johnson said at the beginning of the graphic of the movie nobody is willing to live until he accepts his own mortality. and i ask everybody in the movie, i am not going to ruin it by saying what they say, american the movie i spring it on in the last ten minutes are you ready to die? >> rose: nancy pelosi and james toback when we continue. funding for charlie rose was provided by the following. >> captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. > we did not work very hard, and many of us dedicate our public service to a red site, it was to, to a web site it was anish if the for affordable healthcare for all americans as a right not a privilege and that is what this initiative is about. >> rose: nancy pelosi is here. she is the minority leader of the house of representatives. sh
PBS
Nov 19, 2013 12:00am PST
just read there was a long 90 minute conversation between netanyahu and president obama. >> well, one of the problems, let me just step back for 1 second. because this is something interesting about the israeli left, of which ari is a member. and this has to do with today's atmosphere. one of the things he said is one of the things the palestinians have to do is get over their resentment. one of the things ari does in this book only intermittently because he is a good israeli leftist and he has a jewish masco chis particular streak, a little bit, or maybe a lot. >> get the phrase out in the beginning. >> jewish, that is a compliment. but what he does also is he reminded palestinians or more to the points the arabs who took the palestinians, took charge of the palestinians in 1948 and reminded them that the catastrophe that befell them was partially self-inflicted. that lida, that these battles and massacres did not happen in a vacuum. they happened after the arabs decided to try to kill the nascent state of israel. i mean the message for the right is look at what-- look at what happen
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